About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 539740, 4 pages
Case Report

Could Ossification of the Achilles Tendon Have a Hereditary Component?

1Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Saint Georges University Medical Center, Balamand University, P.O. Box 166378, Achrafieh, Beirut 1100 2807, Lebanon
2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box 110236, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Received 17 February 2013; Accepted 12 April 2013

Academic Editors: S. A. Papadakis and T. Tsurumoto

Copyright © 2013 Chawki Cortbaoui et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. S. Yu, D. Witte, D. Resnick, and W. Pogue, “Ossification of the Achilles tendon: imaging abnormalities in 12 patients,” Skeletal Radiology, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 127–131, 1994. View at Scopus
  2. P. J. Richards, J. C. Braid, M. R. Carmont, and N. Maffulli, “Achilles tendon ossification: pathology, imaging and aetiology,” Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 30, no. 20–22, pp. 1651–1665, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. P. A. Lotke, “Ossification of the Achilles tendon. Report of seven cases,” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 157–160, 1970. View at Scopus
  4. E. Sobel, R. Giorgini, J. Hilfer, and T. Rostkowski, “Ossification of a ruptured Achilles tendon: a case report in a diabetic patient,” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 330–334, 2002. View at Scopus
  5. J. W. Ghormley, “Ossification of the tendo Achilles,” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American, vol. 20, pp. 153–160, 1938.
  6. M. Hatori, M. Matsuda, and S. Kokobun, “Ossification of Achilles tendon—report of three cases,” Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, vol. 122, pp. 414–417, 2002.
  7. D. Sasaki, M. Hatori, S. Kotajima, K. Tanaka, and S. Kokubun, “Ossification of the Achilles tendon—a case report,” Scottish Medical Journal, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 174–175, 2005. View at Scopus
  8. M. A. Proctor and C. H. Epps, “Post traumatic ossification of the Achilles tendon,” Journal of the National Medical Association, vol. 68, no. 5, pp. 368–390, 1976. View at Scopus
  9. K. L. Morris, J. A. Giacopelli, and D. Granoff, “Classifications of radiopaque lesions of the tendo Achillis,” Journal of Foot Surgery, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 533–542, 1990. View at Scopus